Men's Tennis

Kristiyan Trukov

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Gurnee, Ill.

High School:
Warren HS

Kristiyan Trukov

Freshman (2013-14)- Claimed the squad's most improved player award ... Posted an overall record of 20-8 ... Saw his first action as a Golden Eagle at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic...Won his first collegiate match at the No. 7 singles spot against Ball State...Went on to earn a 3-0 record at singles for the tournament (Sept. 13-15)...Captured a Flight E title at the 2013 Purdue Fall Invitational (Sept. 20-22)...Advanced to the doubles Flight A bracket quarterfinal round at the Texas Invitational with Cameron Tehrani before falling to Texas Tech's No. 1 duo of Hugo Dojas and Max Hinnisdaels by a score of 8-2 (Oct. 25-26)...

High School: Named a National High School Tennis Association All-American in 2012-13 at Warren High School in Gurnee, Ill. ... Concluded career as the school's all-time leader in singles victories (141-41), surpassing the previous record of his brother, Nikola ... Team's captain and most valuable player his final two seasons ... Member of three sectional championship squads with the Blue Devils ... Three-time all-state honoree ... Four-year letterwinner ... Played No. 1 singles all four seasons ... Graduated with MU men's soccer player Daniel Szczepanek.

Personal: Born January 28, 1995 in Yambol, Bulgaria ... Son of Todor and Mariyana Trukov ... Has one brother, Nikola ... Moved to the United States when he was nine-years-old ... Majoring in business.

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